About the Expo

King Cannabis is a two-day seed to sale expo. Meet producers, processors, greenhouse manufactures, security companies, investors, marketing groups and the numerous other b2b businesses from around the globe that support the marijuana industry. It’s time to grow your business! Get your exhibitor booth today, ask us about our early bird specials.

As a licensed professional in the marijuana industry you’ve recognized early on that knowledge is power! It can mean the difference between success, failure or a large monetary fine. Get educated by some of the best in the business to insure your longevity in this multi billion-dollar market place. Reserve your seats today before they are sold out!


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In Attandance



The Spokane Convention Center campus sits on the banks of the Spokane River located in the heart of downtown providing spectacular views of the 100-acre Riverfront Park along with close access to numerous restaurants, hotels, entertainment opportunities and unique shopping. The campus, which includes the INB Performing Arts Center and the Spokane Convention Center is attached to two major hotels and surrounded by many others. Built specifically to host events, the Spokane Convention Center is the  region’s premier choice for conventions, consumer shows, banquets, meetings and social events.

Directions and Parking

Guest Speakers

Jared Mirsky

CEO / Founder of OMD Agency

Jared Mirsky runs an award-winning cannabis-focused branding and marketing agency he launched in 09′. This makes his firm the longest running cannabis branding agency in the world. Jared has been featured in CNN Money, Geekwire, WeWork, Dope Magazine, NW Leaf Magazine, Leafly, Cashinbis, and most recently in the top 40 under 40 for Marijuana Venture Magazine.

Joel Milton

CEO - Baker Technologies

Joel Milton (CEO) – Joel started his career in a business development role, and
has been helping companies develop growth strategies, fundraise, and execute ever
since. As the CEO of Baker, he is primarily responsible for fundraising, business
development, and company strategy. Baker now services over 400 dispensaries
across 14 states helping them connect with their customers, build loyalty, and drive

    Ben Wu

    President & Chief Operating Officer

    Kush Bottles is a leading provider of packaging, supplies, and branding solutions for the regulated cannabis industry. They aim to be the gold standard for responsible, customized branding and packaging in this rapidly growing industry.

      Tad Hussey

      Tad received his BA from the University of Washington in 2000 and his Masters from Macquarie University in Australia in 2005. Upon returning to the States, Tad took over running the online business and the research and microscope testing for kisorganics.

        David Paleschuck

        Marketing Expert and Author of "Branding Bud”

        David has spent 20+ years as an avid consumer brand & lifestyle marketer. His career includes holding senior branding & marketing positions at American Express, MasterCard, PepsiCo and Microsoft.

          Joy Beckerman

          Joy Beckerman has been involved in the industrial hemp movement for over a quarter of a century, and her extraordinary passion for this unique and valuable crop is contagious! She is the Principal Industrial Hemp Specialist at Hemp Ace International, the Founding President of the Washington State Chapter of the Hemp Industries Association, a Board Member of NORML’s National Board of Directors, and holds leadership positions in multiple Cannabis organizations.

            Scott Nielsen

            Scott Nielsen is a 1984 graduate from Washington State University with a degree in Range Management, for twelve years Scott had been an Investigator with the pesticide management division of the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) based in Spokane, Wa. He is now an area manager for the compliance program covering the eastern portion of the state. He has also served as president of the Washington State Weed Association in 2004.

              Heidi A. Arsenault

              CEO - GrassHopperHub

              Heidi A. Arsenault is the founder and CEO of GrassHopperHub, a leading b2b business platform connecting buyers and sellers in the legal cannabis industry. A former technology executive with Microsoft and Real Networks, Arsenault was an early investor and entrepreneur in the legal cannabis industry. She is a well-known thought leader and industry speaker on the legal cannabis market, providing insights on how to integrate technology within this burgeoning, non-traditional industry.

                Cy Scott

                Co-Founder & CEO, Headset

                Cy Scott is co-founder and CEO of Headset, Inc., bringing data driven insights to the
                cannabis industry. Headset helps companies in cannabis succeed by promoting better
                decision making via market intelligence offerings and operational insights in a sleek,
                intuitive and easy-to- use package. Prior to founding Headset, Cy cofounded Leafly.
                Since Leafly’s inception in 2010, Cy helped to grow the site into the world’s leading
                cannabis information resource.

                  Dean Guske

                  Dean Guske has over 30 years of experience in the areas of taxation, accounting and business consulting. In addition to his many years as a CPA, Dean has worked in private industry and was also a managing director of a real estate development company. The value he brings to his clients lies in his ability to identify and understand complex issues and how they relate to businesses and their individual owners.

                    Dave Rheins

                    Dave Rheins is a proven business leader with 30+ years of experience building and operating best-of- breed media and marketing organizations, Rheins has an impressive track record as a senior executive for Rolling Stone, SPIN, I Village, Corbis, Time Warner and America Online.

                      Alison Kutz

                      Sound Horticulture

                      Alison comes to us from 35 years of experience with Biocontrols in nursery and organic production in her own wholesale operations. Working closely with growers , Sound Horticulture has been developing pest management strategies that are a combination of natural enemies, biologically based pesticides and cultural management.


                        Registration Check in: 10am – 11am

                        Hash out the ever-evolving story of the Washington cannabis industry through the review of fresh market trends and exclusive data analytics by Headset.  Additionally, discover how the use of technology can help you make informed business decisions based on opportunity as well as put you ahead of the competition.

                        Cy Scott

                        Heidi Arsenault will help untangle the confusion as to which cannabis technology platform is right for you. Heidi will share how to evaluate software offerings, and how to prioritize your needs so you get the right solution at the right time. Whether it’s seed-to- sale or one of the many inventory management, control and reporting systems, Heidi will explore the offerings and help you navigate through the jargon. Learn how to get what you want by understanding some of the Do’s and Don’ts of assessing your company needs.

                        Heidi Arsenalt

                        This fast-paced, highly interactive program comes from the master of modern cannabis branding and marketing. It combines cutting-edge academic thinking and proven techniques to inspire and enable you to create and manage a powerful brand. Guided by Jared Mirsky, CEO and Founder of Online Marijuana Design — the largest cannabis branding agency in the world and two-time Dope Magazine Industry Awards winner for "Best Cannabis Design Firm" —you’ll gain insight into his innovative approaches and learn how to apply them in practice through real-world cases and structured exercises. You’ll learn how to use marketing and branding to build a profitable and enduring business and gain new insights into the importance and value of a strongly differentiated brand. You’ll come away empowered with new knowledge and skills you can apply immediately to increase customer loyalty, competitive advantage, and profitability.

                        Jared Mirsky, Founder & CEO of Online Marijuana Design (OMD Agency)

                        Event Pricing

                        • Entry into the event (1day) - $40 ($50 at the door) two day pass $70 - $75 at door
                        • 8 x10 exhibitor booth - $1800 (skirted table 1 chair)
                        • 8 x 20 exhibition booth - $2,400 (2 skirted tables 4 chairs)
                        • 16 x 20 exhibition booth – $6,500(purchase VIP badge receive $500 voucher towards cost of booth. (8 chairs 4 skirted tables)
                        • Entry into the VIP networking lounge - (with badge) - $125 per person
                        • VIP sponsorship – $2,500 ( sponsor the networking event with company banner and marketing materials.
                        • Major Sponsor – $20,000 ( featured in all event programming, mentioned in all radio ads as a major sponsor. Will be used as an outlet to allow the general public to pick up discounted tickets. Logo will be attached to all bill board and applicable print media.
                        • Title Sponsor - $ 25,000 ( First position in all applicable event promotions “John Doe presents” featured in all event programming, mentioned in all radio ads as a major sponsor. Will be used as an outlet to allow the general public to pick up discounted tickets. Logo will be attached to all bill board and and applicable print media.
                        • Seminars – Attend educational seminars - $99 per person. Good for all seminars (1day)
                        • All access pass - $355.00 (VIP room, admission to show, access to all seminars)
                        • Seminar room sponsorship - $2,500 (banner, marketing materials and conduct seminar)
                        • Cell charging station - Sponsor cell phone charging station - $1,000 (banner and marketing materials.
                        • Buy sell room – Ask your sales rep for details.
                        After party $50 per person ask your rep for details

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                        Live music will be performing all throughout the event and the final night a full band will take center stage in celebration of the first annual King Cannabis expo and networking event.

                        Travel & Accommodations

                        Getting Here

                        Located along the I-90 corridor, Spokane is a simple drive from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Western Montana, and southern portions of Alberta and British Columbia. Downtown Spokane is located only seven minutes from the Airport.

                        Where to Stay

                        DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Spokane City Center:

                        Located in the heart of downtown, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Spokane City Center puts you right in the middle of the action. Connected by sky-bridge to the Spokane Convention Center, this stylish and comfortable hotel is within walking distance of a vibrant district of shops and restaurants. Indulge in aged, hand cut, prime beef seared to perfection at Spencer’s for Steak and Chops. Work out in the fitness center, featuring modern cardio equipment and weights or take a relaxing swim in the heated outdoor pool and soak in the hot tub. 375 rooms.

                        Contact Us

                        Contact King Cannabis Expo at guy@kingcannabisexpo.com.